Zero-carbon Lewisham - here's what the Lib Dems would do

01 March, 2020

Zero-carbon Lewisham - here's what the Lib Dems would do

One year ago, Lewisham Council declared a climate emergency and pledged to have an action plan to deliver a carbon neutral borough by 2030. We’ve been encouraging the council to get on with this – it is an emergency after all. Now, just over a year on, the council is about to publish its draft pl...

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Lee Green Healthy Neighbourhoods

23 February, 2020

Lewisham Lib Dems want to see policies that improve air quality, reduce congestion, cut emissions and enable people to make easier and safer journeys on foot. Reducing the amount we travel by car should be part of this but for some older people and those with disabilities access by car will still...

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Lib Dems pledge their continued support to EU citizens

31 January, 2020

The local Liberal Democrats have written to EU citizens in the borough pedging their continuing support after Brexit. In the letter (below), Ade Fatukasi says, "It is possible the next few years may be very difficult for all of us in so many ways. Please be assured, Liberal Democrats will continu...

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Back the Bakerloo extension - but make it work for Lewisham

14 January, 2020

Back the Bakerloo extension - but make it work for Lewisham

Transport for London (TfL) have been consulting on extending the Bakerloo line to Lewisham and possibly further to Hayes using the existing rail line. Lewisham Liberal Democrats back the extension. But we also think TfL and Lewisham Council need to do more to make the extension work for everyone ...

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Lib Dems see biggest increase in vote at General Election

20 December, 2019

Lib Dems see biggest increase in vote at General Election

Thank you to everyone who voted Liberal Democrat on 12th December. The Liberal Democrats saw the biggest increase in vote of any party across Lewisham. Our vote increased by 5.1% in Lewisham Deptford, by 5.8% in Lewisham West & Penge and by 6.8% in Lewisham East. Both Labour and the Conserva...

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Figures reveal exodus of EU NHS staff in Lewisham

10 December, 2019

Brexit is making the staffing crisis at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust even worse, the Liberal Democrats have warned. Figures published by the Liberal Democrats reveal that 137 EU staff working at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust have already left the health service this year including 34 nurse...

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7 Reasons to vote Lib Dem In Lewisham Deptford

06 December, 2019

7 Reasons to vote Lib Dem In Lewisham Deptford

Bobby Dean is the Liberal Democrat candidate for Lewisham Deptford. Here are 7 reasons why you should back Bobby and vote Liberal Democrat in Lewisham Deptford.

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Lib Dems commit to rail fare freeze after years of Tory and Labour fare rises

24 November, 2019

Lib Dems commit to rail fare freeze after years of Tory and Labour fare rises

In 2006 Labour’s Alistair Darling introduced a new rule that pushed up the cost of season tickets and other commuter fares by 1% above inflation. As a result season tickets and other fares rocketed, making getting to work harder and harder for those on low and middle incomes.

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REVEALED: THE LEWISHAM SCHOOLS STILL FACING CUTS DESPITE BORIS JOHNSON’S CLAIMS OF EDUCATION FUNDING

20 November, 2019

REVEALED: THE LEWISHAM SCHOOLS STILL FACING CUTS DESPITE BORIS JOHNSON’S CLAIMS OF EDUCATION FUNDING

Lib Dem candidate for Lewisham West & Penge Alex Feakes has accused the Prime Minister of hypocrisy on education as new figures reveal how virtually half of the schools in Lewisham constituencies are facing real terms cuts or standstill funding in the coming year.

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Lib Dems: A&E waiting time figures in Lewisham show Tories' "dismal record" on NHS

15 November, 2019

Lib Dems: A&E waiting time figures in Lewisham show Tories'

Only 83% of patients arriving at A&E in south east London were treated or admitted within four hours in October 2019, according to damning figures published today by NHS England.

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